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Wise Owl's Story

by Uttley, Alison

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London: Collins, 1951. First Edition. Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Margaret Tempest. Size 7" x 5½", 107 pages. 1951 First Edition, tenth impression. Yellow hard cover with crimson titles and colour picture of wise owl in bed reading. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spine edges a little tatty, 3 pages with small repaired tears, a little child's pencil on half-title else contents clean. Printed in blue on glossy paper. A charming story with wonderful colour illustrations by Margaret Tempest.
  • Bookseller: Lazarus Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11044
  • Title: Wise Owl's Story
  • Author: Uttley, Alison
  • Illustrator: Margaret Tempest
  • Format/binding: Pictorial Boards
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Collins
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1951
  • Keywords: Uttley, Alison Wise Owl's Story Pictures By Margaret Tempest Collins London 1951 First Edition Childrens Fiction Animal Story
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall


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